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Oct 17

Student Hub Live - Effective online communication skills

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00

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Communicating online may be very familiar to many people but effective online communication is something that often needs work. What might be appropriate and understood in social media settings is unlikely to be appropriate in an academic setting.

Oct 23

Student Hub Live - Academic writing skills

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

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Writing academically demonstrates successful learning in higher education but it isn’t always thought of as a skill in its own right.  In this interactive session, Student Hub Live (SHL) will look at some of the key features of academic writing and explain how you can develop your academic writing skills. 

Oct 30

Student Hub Live - Critical thinking and writing

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

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Contact: Student Hub Live

Critical thinking is a key skill in higher education and involves evaluating and weighing up information as well as considering how well it explains a concept or is fit for purpose – and then writing about this. 

The benefits of developing your critical thinking and writing skills include being able to show why you have included something and demonstrating a good level of understanding.

Nov 12

Student Hub Live - Essay planning

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

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Contact: Student Hub Live

This workshop will focus on essay planning. It is aimed at those who may already be planning their writing but who may not be doing themselves justice with that planning.

Student Hub Live (SHL) will look at how to ensure the essay is aligned with what is being asked for and discuss ways to effectively organise essential information.

Nov 20

Student Hub Live - Essay writing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00

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Contact: Student Hub Live

This workshop builds on the essay-planning session (although attendance of that workshop is not a requirement) and will cover the drafting and editing process. 

Nov 26

The Futures of Legal Education and Practice Annual Conference 2019

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:30

Michael Young Building, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Contact: Emma Jones

The Open University Law School and the Legal Education Research Network are holding their annual Futures of Legal Education and Practice conference on Tuesday 26 November from 10.00 - 16.30 at The Open University’s Milton Keynes campus.

Nov 27

Student Hub Live - Learning from your first assessment

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 19:00 to 20:00

Online with Student Hub Live

Contact: Student Hub Live

Whether you’ve completed your first or twenty-first assignment, it’s a good idea to reflect on what you did, and what you might do differently next time.

Primarily aimed at Access and Level 1 students, this interactive workshop will look at how you planned and completed your assignment as well as how to take on board and make the most of feedback.